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Son Can’t Invoke Parent-Child Privilege (access required)

The 4th Circuit reverses an order granting a 19-year-old son’s motion to quash a grand jury subpoena that sought his testimony with regard to potential federal drug and firearms charges against his father; no federal appellate court has recognized a parent-child privilege, and the 4th Circuit says it will not be the first. Police arrived at ...